Heroes and Villains
General Dwight D. Eisenhower Takes Responsibility for the D-Day Invasion
Students will explore the virtue of responsibility in this lesson on civic virtue. Students will examine the military decisions that Dwight Eisenhower made on D-Day in World War II and how he took responsibility for his grave decisions of launching the Normandy invasion. Students will analyze a historical narrative, discussion guide, primary sources, and other activities to explore the virtue of responsibility in a constitutional republic and civil society.
Individuals must take care of themselves and their families and be vigilant to preserve their liberty.